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ReFood sets sights on a sustainable Manchester

Food waste recycler, ReFood, has joined the Manchester Food Board, in order to help promote better waste management in the City and encourage businesses to divert waste away from landfill. The Manchester Food Board is a cross sector partnership of ...

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BNP Paribas wins Green Apple Award for work at Google HQ

BNP Paribas Real Estate has won a Green Apple Award for Environmental Best Practice after boosting recycling rates across its managed central London portfolio, including Google’s new King’s Cross HQ. In partnership with waste management company Bywaters, BNP Paribas Real ...

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The CE word: Circular Economy

Every year Acclaro’s Sustainable FM Index helps participants to identify the areas in which they can improve their sustainability performance, both in absolute terms as well as relative to peers. One of the key areas they judge when it comes ...

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Waste Not Want Not

Everyone is encouraged to recycle, to not waste the Earth’s resources and so on. You won’t find an office in Britain anymore without the standard waste paper bin, probably a bottle box as well. But FMJ is investigating the more ...

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Guidance for FM professionals on re-using and recycling used carpet

A practical interactive guide has been published for facilities management (FM) professionals to encourage more re-use and recycling of used carpet arising from all types of refurbishment schemes. Best practices for extending carpet lifetime and for refurbishment specification are also ...

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Network Waste helps boost recycling in Scotland

Network Waste’s work with the Mears Group has led to Mears Scotland increasing its recycling rates on its North Lanarkshire contract, reducing its carbon footprint and making significant financial savings at its Motherwell waste operation. In the past year the ...

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Interserve-Shanks JV in Derby waste treatment centre deal

Joint venture partnership Interserve plc and Shanks Group plc has entered into an agreement with Derby City and Derbyshire County Councils to build and operate a new waste treatment facility in the city. The 27 year Public Private Partnership (PPP) ...

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A UK first for Barts and Skanska partnership

Working in partnership with Skanska, Barts Health NHS Trust has become the first Trust in the UK to be awarded the Carbon Trust standard for waste. The Carbon Trust standard, launched in 2013, is awarded in recognition for the continued ...

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ISS toasts ‘Simply Cups’ recycling scheme

ISS Facility Services has announced its role as a Founder Member of the ‘Simply Cups’ paper cup recycling scheme, a partnership between Closed Loop Environment Solutions and Simply Waste Solutions. The initiative which is to be launched 1 August 2014, ...

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Savvy sustainability initiatives bag Ecobuild ISO recognition

In years gone by, the events industry has been one of the worst offenders for waste sent to landfill every year. However by using sustainability initiatives such as upcycling materials into resources for local schools and reusing wall panels from ...

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